Sebastian Vettel holds on to beat Bottas in Bahrain Grand Prix

Sebastian Vettel won with Scuderia Ferrari, but at the moment, the thoughts of everyone in the team are with the mechanic who was injured during Kimi Raikkonen’s pit stop, the Finn stopping and retiring immediately after in pit lane. As for the Grand Prix, it was closely contested right down to the final corner and the win came courtesy of a well thought out strategy and the abilities of the driver who managed to make a set of Soft tyres last 38 laps no less, on a track that is one of the hardest on tyres.

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New Season Presentation Cars

2018 car launches and testing

Feb 15 Williams launch
Feb 20 Renault, Sauber launches
Feb 22 Mercedes, Ferrari launches
Feb 23 McLaren launch
Feb 26 Toro Rosso launch
TBC Red Bull launch
TBC Force India launch
TBC Haas launch
Feb 26 – Mar 1 1st F1 pre-season test
Mar 6 – Mar 9 2nd F1 pre-season test

Bottas wins Abu Dhabi final , Ferrari claims second in the 2017 World Championship

The Silver Arrows turn their 50th front-row lockout into their 40th 1-2 victory in Formula One. Valtteri  Bottas claimed his third career victory today and his first race win at the Yas Marina Circuit, the Abu Dhabi race was not exactly a thriller.

Formel 1 – Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport, Großer Preis von Abu Dhabi 2017. Lewis Hamilton, Valtteri Bottas
Formula One – Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport, Abu Dhabi GP 2017. Lewis Hamilton, Valtteri Bottas

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Abu Dhabi Grand Prix preview and more

The 2017 FORMULA 1® WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP will be hosting the final race of the season in Abu Dhabi at Yas Marina Circuit.Taking place on the 23, 24, 25, 26 November, the 2017 FORMULA 1® ETIHAD AIRWAYS ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX is the Middle East’s biggest international sporting event and the only twilight race on the F1® calendar, which will also host F2 and GP3

The marina will be showcasing an electric atmosphere with a weekend long array of culinary experiences, providing something for everyone from

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Bottas storms to pole position in São Paulo

Valtteri Bottas claimed his third career pole position – his first at the Autódromo José Carlos Pace and third of the 2017 season, second and third place for the Scuderia Ferrari drivers. Sebastian Vettel posted a time of 1’08”360 to line up ahead of team-mate Kimi Raikkonen whose best lap was a 1’08”538 on the starting grid for tomorrow’s race.

Formel 1 – Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport, Großer Preis von Brasilien 2017. Valtteri Bottas
Formula One – Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport, Brazilian GP 2017. Valtteri Bottas

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Sebastian Vettel ” I don’t fear him. I like racing with him”

 

Sebastian Vettel went into the race at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez knowing he needed to win and hope Hamilton finished lower than fifth to keep his slim title chances alive.

Sebastian Vettel: “I know the team has been working hard, doing their best, but we didn’t achieve what we wanted to. It’s hard to cross the line realizing that you are not in the fight anymore.

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Lewis Hamilton wins the fourth title of his career

Lewis Hamilton wins the fourth title of his career and seals the fourth consecutive Drivers’ Championship for the Silver Arrows.

After an accident in the first lap, Lewis finished today’s race in P9.

Verstappen dominated the race to score a resounding win, but all eyes were inevitably on the two title protagonists after they touched on the opening lap and the story of how Hamilton recovered from last place to win his fourth world championship overshadowed the Dutchman’s greatest drive.

Formel 1 – Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport, Großer Preis von Mexiko 2017. Lewis Hamilton, Valtteri Bottas
Formula One – Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport, Mexico GP 2017. Lewis Hamilton, Valtteri Bottas

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